Dr. Aaron Stander

Instructor of Creative Writing, Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Aaron Stander is an experienced teacher of writing and a crime writer. Aaron spent most of his adult years in the Detroit area, where he taught English and trained writing teachers. In 2000, he and his wife left college teaching positions and moved permanently to their cottage near Traverse City.

Aaron is the author of Summer People, a mystery set in Northern Michigan. Color Tour, a sequel to Summer People, was released in July of 2006. Deer Season followed in the spring of 2009, Shelf Ice in the summer of 2010, Medieval Murders in 2011 and Cruelest Month in 2012. He is also the author of numerous articles, stories, poems and he reviews mysteries for www.iloveamysterynewsletter.com.

Aaron is the host of Michigan Writers on the Air on Interlochen Public Radio. He brings a love of writing, a love of mysteries and a great sense of fun to his teaching. When not writing or thinking about writing, Aaron spends a lot of time in his kayak. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.